New York’s Grand Central Station saw British Fashion Greats gather including Victoria Beckham, Anna Wintour and Cover girl Karen Elson helping to raise overseas awareness of British fashion talent, focusing on reasons for investment and visiting the UK. Victoria acting as an ambassador for this initiative being photographed in front of a subway train covered in a Union Jack flag.
The ‘Greats’ campaign is promoting aspects of UK culture; including technology and innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity, knowledge, green, heritage, sport, shopping, music and the countryside and now being unveiled around the world for 2012 UK tourism.
With special thanks to everyone who has helped during 2011 donating their time to promoting British, Sussex and Brighton & Hove design and manufacturing.
Suzie Turner for wonderful couture outfits provided for the second year Sussex Fashion Awards launch and voted Sussex Fashion Designer of the Year 2011 – Sarah Bird for photography voted Sussex Fashion Photographer 2011 – Tess Dimos the face of Sussex voted Sussex Fashion Model 2011
Branding and Identity by Jan Rust of My Identity Ltd
Shot on location at The Hilton Brighton Metropole
The Sussex Fashion Awards 2012 are pleased to introduce a new Award into the fashion 2012 programme, The Sussex Best Children’s Wear Award 2012.
A number of parents along with editor, Rachel Boyle, of ABC Sussex magazine, were instrumental in asking for the introduction after the success of the first years awards where more than 700 public nominations were made, 14 businesses received accolades and 9 professional judges donated their time to pick the very best from the fashion industry across Sussex.
Jake Leith, Head of Fashion and Trustee, stated …that he was “very pleased” to include Childrenwear as an award categorary for 2012 along side the 11 other handpicked awards representative of the regional Sussex fashion scene.
… “I will be looking closely at the awards and will be amending and extending them including sportwear and childrenwear this coming year, and reflective of The London Olympic Games 2012 legacy “…. Stated Jake Leith.
Mike Weatherley MP representing Hove & Portslade, Judge and Trustee commented
…” I am pleased to announce that the second year Sussex Fashion Awards 2012 will open late November 2011 online at www.fashionsussex.co.uk and delighted to continue in my role as trustee and as a judge in this very important London Olympic 2012 Year” …
Date for your diary – 27 October 2011 – don’t miss the largest networking City Business 2 Business event with special creative industry help for fashion and support services including
- growing your brand advice
- protecting your brand advice
- displaying your brands and advice
Top organisations offering free advice and seminars through out the day.
Great opportunity for the fashion, supporting services, creative and digital media industries to meet across Sussex, meet new contacts, suppliers and network.
The Brighton, Hove Sussex Business Show – FREE to attend – registration online only
This award is sponsored by Wire World Media who will provide a fabulous slideshow for the lucky winner with accompanying music for the photographers promotional needs for their website.
Finalists for The Sussex Fashion Photographer of the Year Award 2011
Garage Studios/Kevin Mason
Judging is nearly finalised and the Award finalists will shortly be announced
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We’re pleased to announce that LadyM Presents is sponsor for ‘The Sussex Best Fashion Ambassador Female 2011 Award’
LadyM presents is an online fashion magazine. Focusing on featuring up and coming designers, exciting boutiques and covering fashion weeks around the world. Keeping up to date with launches in the fashion, beauty and lifestyle arena, a much followed online magazine. The lucky receipient of this award will receive a special 3 months of top quality online magazine coverage from Rachel and her team.
The Sussex Fashion Trust are pleased to announce the following finalists 2011 for the first year Award of Sussex Best Fashion Ambassador Female 2011
Winners will shortly be announced
The Sussex Fashion Trust new audio slideshows – The First Sussex Fashion Awards
Jake Leith, Chair of The Institute of Chartered Designers, Head of Fashion, Brighton University in conversation about Brighton and Sussex
Fashion scene, the University courses, and Mike Weatherley, MP, representing Hove & Portslade, discussing his role, also as a trustee
including his interests in The Creative Industries, Intellectual Property Rights, an Arts in the region. audio/slideshow
Pictures and Audio from some of the judges including REISS Stores directors, ETC magazine, BM Models, ABC Childrens Magazine, Frances Tobin, and more designers from a special day held at The Grand Hotel Brighton announcing the finalists to the Sussex Fashion Awards 2011. audio/slideshow